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Design, Technology and Engineering Stage 2
Subject outline

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For teaching in 2021. Accredited in November 2018 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2020. This subject replaced Design and Technology. See subject changes.

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Contexts | Industry and entrepreneurial solutions

Industry and Entrepreneurial Solutions

This context involves designing solutions to meet industry requirements, or the invention of an entrepreneurial product that meets a need or solves a problem. This could be achieved using design programs such as computer-aided design to develop prototypes or products. Students demonstrate knowledge and skills associated with systems, processes, and materials appropriate for the prototype and final solution. 

Examples of contexts for industry or entrepreneurial design solutions include:

  • aerospace 
  • agricultural equipment 
  • architecture 
  • CAD/CAM 
  • construction   
  • food industry 
  • health and aged care equipment 
  • industrial design 
  • maritime equipment 
  • media, entertainment, music, and game industries  
  • product design 
  • software programming 
  • transport (e.g. automotive).